Portland, October 15, 2014. Human Solutions welcomed more than 135 supporters to the Benson Hotel for this year’s “It’s on the House” luncheon. The event raised $21,500 for Human Solution’s programs for homeless families, which served 850 families last year alone. (photo credit, Andie Petkus) Jean DeMaster, Executive Director of Human Solutions (center) is pictured with Jan Laskey, left, and Gail Lannoy, both Senior Vice Presidents of Community Development Banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Bank of America Merrill Lynch was presenting sponsor of the luncheon.

Jean DeMaster, Executive Director of Human Solutions, is pictured with Keith Thomajan, President and CEO of United Way of the Columbia-Willamette, who gave an inspirational keynote address about United Way’s multi-year plan to break the cycle of childhood poverty in Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, and Clark counties. Human Solutions is one of United Way’s 30 “Community Strengthening” partners.

Jean DeMaster, Executive Director of Human Solutions, is pictured with Keith Thomajan, President and CEO of United Way of the Columbia-Willamette, who gave an inspirational keynote address about United Way’s multi-year plan to break the cycle of childhood poverty in Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, and Clark counties. Human Solutions is one of United Way’s 30 “Community Strengthening” partners.

“It’s on the House” luncheon guests listen to keynote speaker Keith Thomajan, President and CEO of United Way of the Columbia-Willamette. Guests also heard from a Human Solutions client, a domestic violence survivor who, along with her two daughters, received housing and other support services at Human Solutions.

“It’s on the House” luncheon guests listen to keynote speaker Keith Thomajan, President and CEO of United Way of the Columbia-Willamette. Guests also heard from a Human Solutions client, a domestic violence survivor who, along with her two daughters, received housing and other support services at Human Solutions. 

About Human Solutions:

Human Solutions builds pathways out of poverty by promoting self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income families and individuals in East Portland and East Multnomah County. The agency’s four primary program areas are emergency shelter and stabilization services, affordable housing, employment and economic development, and homelessness prevention services such as rent and utility assistance. For more information, visit humansolutions.org.

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